Jewish Journal

  • Dr. Phil & America’s Fascination with Chassidic Women

    By Chava Tombosky

    March 4, 2012 | 2:27 pm

    I was invited to attend the Dr. Phil show last week to offer commentary on their feature story about a young and beautiful woman who had a tale of unsettling circumstances in regard to her Chassidic background.  As the Dr. Phil show unfolded, I listened intently to a young woman... read on

  • Innocent Flesh, Not so Innocent

    By Chava Tombosky

    February 27, 2012 | 12:11 pm

    When Kenyetta Lethridge wrote the play “Innocent Flesh”, I doubt she even realized the strong and gripping impact it would have on her audience.  After playing in Los Angeles for several months, it is now set to be featured in New York City off Broadway as well.  With a bare... read on

  • 2012 Los Angeles Herzog Wine Festival, a Night of Elegance and Sophistication

    By Chava Tombosky

    February 22, 2012 | 9:14 pm

    This year’s annual International Food & Wine Festival event promised to be even more alluring and more popular than last year’s, forcing the Herzog Winery to move the event from their facility in Oxnard to the Century City Hyatt in Los Angeles.  This year’s 2012 wine festival... read on

  • Germany’s First Lights

    By Chava Tombosky

    December 28, 2011 | 11:05 pm

    Every year I spend one night of Chanukah with my grandmother who is eighty-nine years old. And every year it seems that I manage to leave this poor woman in tears. The last time I showed up at my Bubby’s house for Chanukah I forgot to close the oven door when I took out the latkes,... read on

  • What’s on YOUR wishlist??

    By Chava Tombosky

    December 8, 2011 | 9:48 am

    Feel free to subscribe to my vlog! Send me comments of what’s on your wishlist this year, cause how’s anyone gonna know what you want if you don’t tell ‘em??

  • My Chanukah Wish List- LIVE AND IN PERSON

    By Chava Tombosky

    December 2, 2011 | 4:07 pm

  • The Ultimate Reality Check

    By Chava Tombosky

    November 23, 2011 | 4:31 pm

    After seventy-two days of marriage, that’s less than three months, Kim Kardashian filed for divorce.  This has caused so much outrage even Kim’s own family is clamoring to gain composure from this news. “Encouraged by her mom, Kris, Kim (Kardashian) has become a fame-addicted,... read on

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My Big Fat Jewish life blog is featured in The Huffington Post and The Algemeiner Journal as well as The Jewish Journal. Chava has also written for Farbrengen Magazine, Soul...

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